Batesville Police search with few leads for armed bank robber

Published 1:05 pm Wednesday, January 5, 2022

The Batesville Police Department have few leads in the investigation of a bank robbery in the city last Thursday, Dec. 30.

Witnesses and investigators are unable to identify a perpetrator who used a handgun to rob Guaranty Bank & Trust on Highway 6 next to the Domino’s Pizza.

BPD Chief Pittman said closed circuit television footage recorded the person entering the bank at 9:26 a.m. holding a firearm. Customers and employees were told to lie on the floor and the robber took an undisclosed amount of cash from the tellers.

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Anyone with tips for investigators should call Batesville Police Department at 662-563-5653 or Crimestoppers at 662-209-2011. Persons giving information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a wanted person can receive up to $1,000 from Crimestoppers. All calls and tips are kept confidential.